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Corydoras reynoldsi, Myers & Weitzmann, 1960

Origin: Colombia, Caquaerá, Upper Caquerá River basin in a small tributary of the Rio Orreguaza. Here the fish mainly occur in sandy shallow waters with little current.

Etymology: Named after Colonel J. N. Reynolds.

Synonyms: None

First import: 1958, by G. S. Meyers, T. D. White, J. N. Reynolds and L. Wulff.

Description: See pictures.

Care:Unk

Temperature:22 - 26°C

Feeding: Omnivorous

Size: Up to 40 mm.

pH: 6.0-8.0

Breeding:Unknown

Sexual dimorphism: Unknown

Prices: Around 22 €

Additional: Very rare species, the fish in the picture are the Corydoras cf. reynoldsi 'Asher' variety, named after the exporter, Asher Benzaken. This variety differs in the larger spots on the sides, and a difference between males and females. Females are larger, and males have elongated dorsal fins.

Picture references:All pictures E. Naus

References: Lambourne, D. ((1995): Corydoras catfish, An Aquarist's Handbook. Blandford, London, UK.

http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.cfm?ID=46218&genusname=Corydoras&speciesname=reynoldsi
http://www.schmettkamp.de/Bucher/Page10126/Leseprobe/Corydoras_reynoldsi/body_corydoras_reynoldsi.html

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